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Brewery Beertender & Server

Local Brewing Co. is looking for a driven, Lead Server/Bartender to join our brewery and beer bar team. **This role is key to our beer bar/taproom business, so we are looking for an enthusiastic hustler to join our diverse, high-performing team providing a clean, fun, brewery and beer bar experience with excellent service in SoMa.**

** Please read through post before applying. Resumes submitted without requested info will not be read. **

We're an award-winning brewery located here in SoMa, SF two blocks from Oracle Park. Local has a solid reputation of great beer, awesome service and a fun and modern vibe. We want to bring passionate people on board who want to add to our fun and positive beer experience. We have a firm focus on beer and exceptional service to provide an unparalleled experience for our customers. We serve a variety of rotating beers brewed here at our brewery, and we also serve a casual, but well-executed menu of sausages and sandwiches.

We're looking for a friendly & flexible lead beertender/server -- who loves beer and wants to work at a brewery -- to join our growing team. A geniune focus on customer service, and an interest in beer and food service is key for this role. This person will be a lead bartender/server and closing beertender/keyholder, which entails excellent floor service and bartending service at our main beer bar pouring sixteen rotating beers for key shifts -- including prime closing, opening and serving shifts. We have a culture centered on customers with a "team mentality," so every team member is expected to do both floor service and bartending service. We don't have much turnover, so we are looking for someone who sees themselves at Local for the longer term.

Required Skills & Experience

Server Responsibilities
- Taking food and beverage orders in an often chaotic and fast-paced environment.
- Greet customers with a friendly and enthusiastic attitude
- Front to back service -- order taking, serving, bussing food and glassware.
- Learn profiles of all beers on tap and food menu to help customers select meals and beers that match their preferences.
- Keeping bar, floor and bathrooms clean and inviting.
- Provide excellent customer service of food & beer to nine, six-top tables
- Work closely with beertenders to ensure correct orders are executed properly
- Working collaboratively with brewers, kitchen staff, fellow beertenders and founders.
- Provide excellent table service to guests including inputting orders in the POS, running food and drinks, opening and closing checks, clearing plates and glassware.
- Complete sidework and ad hoc tasks as requested.

Beertender Responsibilities
- Serving beer properly from our 16-tap tower.
- Enthusiastically answering customers' questions about our beers and the brewing process.
- Creating a fun and engaging atmosphere.
- Managing/leading bar operations while behind the bar -- from cleaning to pouring beer to stocking glassware.
- Understand and follow bar operations, including keeping an impeccably clean bar service area.
- Adhere to all alcohol service regulations and requirements.
- Sharing customer feedback with others during team meetings.
- Follow Opening and Closing bar protols flawlessly.
- Key holder

- Service experience is preferred.
- Experience as a 'key holder' is preferred.
- Able to work Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays and potential baseball game-day support shifts. Shifts will include solo shifts and/or a blend of opening, floor service and closing shifts TBD.
- A clean freak.
- Possess basic math skills and the ability to handle money.
- Commitment to quality service, food and beverage knowledge.
- Experience with bar operations is helpful.
- Experience managing people is helpful.
- Familiarity with POS systems.
- Natural "jump in and help"/Team Player mentality.
- Professional and positive attitude.
- Punctual & Trustworthy.
- Interest/passion about beer and/or learning about beer.
- Cicerone Beer Server Certification is preferred, but will train and provide for the right candidate.
- Food Handlers Certificate
- Must be 21

What you get
- Hourly DOE plus tips
- Employee discounts
- Shift meals and beers
- To-go Beer & Beer Event perks
- Be a key part of a tight-knit, diverse and well-respected brewery + beer bar team
- Growth potential

To Apply

Only those seriously interested need apply. Learn more about us here:

To Apply:
Please email your resume with subject line: Local Beer Bar Team: [Your Name]. **Also, please include why you're specifically interested in working at Local Brewing Co.**
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